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Reflection and remembrance set for April 13 in Memorial Hall

April 6, 2010 by | Arts and Culture

Six candles. They’re a simple but solemn symbol and their lighting is one of the most moving moments in Chapman’s annual Holocaust remembrance of the six million who perished. This year Chapman’s “Evening of Holocaust Remembrance” is scheduled at 7 p.m., April 13, in Memorial Hall. The evening features a talk, “The Holocaust: Why We Remember,”

"Women in Focus 2010" Will Honor Women in TV

April 5, 2010 by | Arts and Culture

The Chapman community is invited to the Dodge College of Film and Media Arts’ 8th Annual Women in Focus Conference on Friday, April 30 at 1:30 in the Folino Theater in Marion Knott Studios, with a mixer to follow — a chance to talk to the panelists informally — on the Knott Studios sound stage. This year the

Wonderful Wisteria

April 1, 2010 by | Arts and Culture

Spring into the three-day weekend with a little wisteria break. Visit the blooming wisteria outside the Fish Interfaith Center & Wallace All Faiths Chapel or enjoy the view from here. [slideshow id=2666130979435797356&w=240&h=600]

Discussions begin on future of Art Department

March 29, 2010 by | Arts and Culture

  In case you haven’t already read about it in The Panther online or on the newly formed SAVE CHAPMAN ART Facebook page that has already attracted more than a thousand members:  university administrators met with the art department and several deans of Chapman colleges on Tuesday to discuss the possibility of structural changes to

Music faculty members earn rave in L.A. Times

March 29, 2010 by | Arts and Culture

Two adjunct faculty members from the Chapman Conservatory of Music — mezzo-soprano and vocal instructor Kristina Driskill and pianist and keyboard instructor Mark Robson — earned a rave review in the Los Angeles Times’ CultureMonster blog for their performance of the “Hollywood Songbook” of emigre German Jewish composer Hanns Eisler this past Saturday.  They performed at

Free tickets for Elie Wiesel available April 5-9

March 29, 2010 by | Arts and Culture

Elie Wiesel, Nobel Peace Prize laureate, Holocaust survivor and author ( Night and 50 other books) last visited Chapman five years ago for a sold-out lecture and the dedication of the Sala and Aron Samueli Holocaust Memorial Library.  He returns here on April 26 for a 10 a.m. talk in Memorial Hall, which is open only

Theatre Department receives national accreditation

March 26, 2010 by | Arts and Culture

The Chapman University Department of Theatre has received accreditation from the National Association of Schools of Theatre (NAST).    The announcement was made at NAST’s yearly conference in Boston on March 26.  Chapman’s program was one of eight selected from thirty applicants for accreditation in 2010.  This outstanding accomplishment was made possible by the dedication of

Library opens new exhibit on Roycroft Press

March 25, 2010 by | Arts and Culture

The Frank Mt Pleasant Library of Special Collections and Archives in the Leatherby Libraries is now showcasing an exhibit entitled “Elbert Hubbard and the Roycroft Press”. This exhibit was researched and curated by a Chapman student, art history major Emily Freyer ’10.  The exhibit features the many books held by Special Collections that were printed

Patrick Quinn, Robert Graves and "a labor of nearly love"

March 22, 2010 by | Arts and Culture

  With the publishing this week  of “Translating Rome,” the twentieth book in the planned twenty-four volumes of the Collected Works of Robert Graves, general editor Patrick Quinn, Ph.D., dean of Chapman’s Wilkinson College of Humanities and Social Sciences,  breathed a sigh of relief. “This collection began back in 1993 and has survived a number